Promoting the absolute best in public education.

The NEA Foundation is a national nonprofit and philanthropic organization based in Washington, DC. Founded by educators, our mission is to work in partnership with others to promote the absolute best in public education.

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Grants to Educators

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What We Do

We invest in educators’ and communities’ leadership, learning, partnerships and advocacy to advance educational justice, equity, excellence and opportunity. 

Who We Are

We are a national community of educators and others who are passionate about preserving public education as the cornerstone of our democracy and as every child’s civil right. 

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